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Sharing knowledge is key to mutual growth: India
Accra (Ghana) Oct 2 (IANS) India believes in sharing knowledge and learning from the experiences of other countries to bring about mutual growth, Indian High Commissioner K. Jeeva Sagar said here.

Wednesday, October 02, 2013 12:58:04 PM

Emirati families to run school canteens in UAE
Abu Dhabi, Oct 2 (IANS/WAM) The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has launched an initiative tasking Emirati families to run school canteens across the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Wednesday, October 02, 2013 12:06:05 PM

Kenyan military's role in Somalia to continue: President
Nairobi, Oct 2 (IANS) Kenya has decided to set up an inquiry panel to investigate last month's terror attack on the Westgate mall, besides the president reaffirming the Kenyan military's role will continue in Somalia.

Wednesday, October 02, 2013 2:28:11 AM

Egypt freezes tourism activities with Iran
Cairo, Oct 2 (IANS) Egyptian government has decided to freeze tourism cooperation with Iran over security concerns.

Wednesday, October 02, 2013 2:28:09 AM

Pistorius's defence team to receive American assistance
Cape Town, Oct 1 (IANS) A team of forensic experts has arrived in South Africa to assist the defence team for murder-accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius, it was confirmed Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 5:44:03 PM

Another Indian school in UAE told to close
Abu Dhabi, Oct 1 (IANS) The future of 570 students has been thrown into jeopardy after yet another Indian school in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was ordered to shut down at the end of the current academic year.

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 5:24:04 PM

UAE tourism industry grows 8 percent in three years
Abu Dhabi, Oct 1 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emorates' (UAE) National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said the country's tourism sector grew by 8 percent in the last three years after the global financial crisis.

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 4:50:04 PM

Abu Dhabi to have world-class veterinary facilities
Abu Dhabi, Oct 1 (IANS/WAM) The Board of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) has approved a project for building world-class veterinary clinics and laboratories to cater to the growing animal wealth of United Arab Emirates' (UAE) western emirate.

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 4:42:08 PM

'Life of Crime' to open Abu Dhabi Film Festival
Abu Dhabi, Oct 1 (IANS) As many as 166 films will be showcased at the seventh edition of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF) which will have Jennifer Aniston-starrer "Life of Crime" as its opening movie. The fest will also include a section to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema, it was announced here Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 4:16:05 PM

Bollywood returns to Egypt after 25 years
Cairo, Oct 1 (IANS) Come Wednesday and Bollywood will return to Egypt after 25 years with the release of Shah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone starrer "Chennai Express", the event coinciding with celebrations back home of 100 years of Indian cinema.

Tuesday, October 01, 2013 3:06:05 PM

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